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October 24, 2019
By Paul DiPerna. Andrew D. Catt, Michael Shaw
Public Opinion on K–12 Education, Busing, Technology, and School Choice
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Education
December 1, 2010
By Robert G. Holland
Given the brisk growth of home schooling, the current generation probably doesn't recognize the truth behind Karen Roddy's words as quoted in your article: "There was a time when home-schoolers were happy to just not be arrested. Those times are gone.
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April 28, 2020
By Larry Sand
The great majority of peer-reviewed studies on homeschooling finds that kids educated by their parents generally outperform their traditionally schooled counterparts in various ways.
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Education
July 1, 1999
By George A. Clowes
Twenty years ago, home schooling was illegal almost everywhere in the United States. It became legal in all 50 states only as recently as 1993.
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November 1, 1998
By School Reform News staff
When public school teacher David Guterson published his book, Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense, in 1992, homeschoolers numbered just 300,000, and public reaction was decidedly negative. Now, with homeschoolers numbering an estimated 1.
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February 1, 2005
By David W. Kirkpatrick
The evidence that home schooled students do well is more than special-interest pleading.
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Education
April 20, 2020
By Nancy J. Thorner
Often parents have no idea how public schools are failing their children. Coronavirus is making parents examine the benefits of homeschooling.
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Education
May 6, 2014
By Ashley Bateman
A Kentucky school district is increasing student freedoms and performance while zeroing out its dropout rate.
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Education
July 1, 1999
By George A. Clowes
Twenty years ago, home schooling was illegal almost everywhere in the United States. It became legal in all 50 states only as recently as 1993.
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Education
July 1, 1999
By George A. Clowes
HOME-SCHOOLING ORGANIZATIONS The best place to start learning more about home schooling is at the Web site of the Home School Legal Defense Association. Home School Legal Defense Association P.O.
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January 17, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California’s green crusade direction and actions are increasing the costs of electricity and fuels which guarantees growth of the homeless, poverty, and welfare populations, and further fuels the housing affordability crisis.
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Energy
January 1, 1996
By Barry Chiswick
This article originally appeared in Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 15 (1996), pp. 209-237. It remains, as of 2012, the most comprehensive analysis performed to date of the factors influencing the decision to choose a private school.
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Education
October 16, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
About 26 percent of U.S. homeschooling families—more than 400,000—are Hispanic, and 8 percent—about 130,000 families—are black, National Center for Education Statistics data show.
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Education
July 22, 2019
By Aaron Hirch
Homeschooling was once perceived as an educational alternative practiced largely by conservative white families for religious reasons, but today it is more racially and religiously diverse than ever.
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Education
September 15, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
More than a quarter of homeschooling families are black or Hispanic.
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Education
February 22, 2019
By Brandon Best
Oregon is considering taking the idea of “nanny state” to a new level with a program that would send government-sanctioned health care workers to the homes of new parents to make sure newborns are getting proper care and screening.
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Health Care
September 12, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Homeschooling is an increasingly popular option for Oregon parents who want to participate directly in their children’s education.
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Education
November 30, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Washington law allows homeschoolers to participate in extracurricular activities
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Education
Government Spending
October 12, 2018
By Owen Macaulay
Homeschooling is an increasingly popular option for Kentucky parents who want to improve their children’s education, according to a report presented to the Kentucky General Assembly’s Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee.
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Education
June 5, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Parents and their children can be the big winners once freed from statist baby-sitting controls.
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Education
August 6, 2018
By Liam Sigler
Americans have lost faith in the public school system. Only 36 percent of U.S. parents have a “great deal” of support for public schools, according to a 2017 study by Gallup.
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Education
January 23, 2018
By Jenni White
Sports leagues formed to cater to homeschooled students have been growing steadily nationwide.
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Education
October 10, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
In keeping with national trends, increasing numbers of Mainers are moving their children out of traditional schools and into the home.
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Education
October 8, 2017
By Elizabeth BeShears
A Texas school district has marked off six “family nights” on its 2017-18 school calendar, at parents’ request.
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Education
November 1, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
Home or small-scale production of goods and services is surging in the U.S.  Examples include YouTube videos, blogging and self-published books, craft beer, cupcakes, and home schooling.
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Economy
December 17, 2017
By Jenni White
National data indicating the U.S. homeschooling population has remained static since 2012 has homeschooling advocates questioning the numbers.
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Education
July 12, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
Washington should spare school choice its suffocating embrace.
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Education
November 23, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A homeschooling advocacy group is suing the government of New York City (NYC) for “systematic mistreatment of homeschoolers” because the city’s slow processing of paperwork has resulted in homeschooling families being falsely accused of crimes.
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Education
January 16, 2018
By Savannah Edgens
A group of New Hampshire lawmakers is planning to introduce legislation to restrict freedoms of homeschooling families.
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Education
August 10, 2017
The number of homeschooled children now exceeds students in parochial schools.
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Education
December 5, 2017
By Jenni White
The U.S. Congress is considering a bill that would grant asylum to a specified number of families persecuted for homeschooling in their home countries.
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Education
January 20, 2017
By Jenni White
The number of families homeschooling in South Dakota increased by 40 percent between 2010 and 2015, according to data provided by the South Dakota Department of Education (DOE).
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Education
July 30, 2017
By Harry Painter
A new report says the number of children educated at home exceeds those enrolled in parochial schools.
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Education
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Education
December 2, 2016
The number of homeschooled students in the United States more than doubled between 1999 and 2012, according to U.S. Department of Education (DOE) estimates.
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Education
December 5, 2016
By Ashley Bateman
A growing number of schools and individual teachers are limiting or eliminating homework for elementary school students.
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Education
September 6, 2017
By Harry Painter
New analysis of federal education data reveals families who homeschool their children save their fellow taxpayers billions of dollars every year.
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Education
May 31, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #180
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Education
July 17, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A home-centered education movement that began as one mother’s educational vision for her son has expanded to serve more than 104,000 students nationwide.
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Education
March 9, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
Kari Beckman, a Catholic mother in Atlanta, Georgia, decided the home education she had designed for her children was not fulfilling her family’s needs.
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Education
 

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